HOW NEWCASTLE SHAPED THE WORLD

FROM £24 PER PERSON

3.5 HOURS

PRIVATE WALKING TOUR

INCL. ENTRY TO MUSEUMS

YOU PLUS UP TO 7 OF YOUR GUESTS

FROM £24 PER PERSON

3.5 HOURS

PRIVATE WALKING TOUR

FLEXI BOOKING

YOU PLUS UP TO 7 OF YOUR GUESTS

INLCUDES ALL ENTRIES INTO MUSEUMS

NEWCASTLE INNOVATIONS WALKING TOUR

5 Ways Newcastle Changed the World
Discover Newcastle and the stories of iconic figures, innovations and inventions that shaped the world during your private walking tour!
 
Gain some inside stories by visiting some of the fantastic array of museums, galleries and buildings the city has to offer during this Newcastle walking tour.
 
We are going to unpick some of the innovations & inventions changed the world and that originated right here, in Newcastle and North East England. What were the biggest and boldest inventions to come from Newcastle? How did these change the world? Who were the key figures? Why do we say “carrying coal to Newcastle” and where is this ‘new’ castle anyway?
 
Experience this great city by learning & seeing it through the eyes of our greatest minds with your knowledgeable & approachable local expert.
 
This tour is customizable and you can choose start/end points within the city centre as well as start/end times within the allocated 3.5 hours.
 

At Newcastle Tour Company, the safety & health of our guests are always of paramount importance to us. This Newcastle walking tour has been optimised for post Covid-19 walking tours & follows our health protocols.

HOW NEWCASTLE SHAPED THE WORLD ITINERARY 

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EXPLORE THE DISCOVERY MUSEUM
After a short introduction to the city's West End, enter the Discovery Museum for an exploration of the city's great industrial heritage. Begin to unearth the major innovations & inventions that have made Tyneside and have shaped the world.
EXPLORE THE DISCOVERY MUSEUM
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FOLLOW THE CITY WALLS
Continue towards the great City Walls and past Chinatown to St. James Park stadium, home of Newcastle United. Walk through the Chinese Arch and discover the Blackfriars area and learn about how the region shaped English Christianity.
FOLLOW THE CITY WALLS
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GREAT NORTH MUSEUM
Explore the fascinating Great North Museum, home of the region's story around natural history & Roman heritage. Innovations from Romans to today can be experienced here.
GREAT NORTH MUSEUM
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THE ARCHITECTURE OF GRAINGER TOWN
Explore the classical architecture of Grainger Town, Grainger Market & Grey Street. Learn about the innovators that shaped this part of the city including the story of Charles Grey who popularised the name of the tea.
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MERCHANT QUARTER & OLD NEWCASTLE
Explore hidden gems in some of the city's lesser known streets & enter the Merchant Quarter. Visit Newcastle Cathedral and learn about Admiral Lord Collingwood he changed European fortunes. Enjoy a walk through the castle grounds and get stunning views over the river Tyne.
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NEWCASTLE HISTORIC QUAYSIDE
See the bridges that changed the world's transport as you reach Newcastle's historic Quayside. Take a stroll along the riverside on the banks of the river Tyne and enjoy the sights and sounds of this bustling part of the city.
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WHAT'S INCLUDED

Professional local tour guide
Newcastle walking tour
Choose your start/end points
Entry to Discovery Museum
Entry to Great North Museum
Rounded story of Newcastle
Social Distancing

GOOD TO KNOW

Consider bringing layers of clothing / rain jacket
Don't forget your camera
We will provide you with a map
Public transport nearby - ask us for details
Consider comfortable shoes suitable for your tour
We can alter routes to make your tour wheelchair / stroller accessible

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